Gerald Letendre

Gerald Letendre, RPh, MBA, Hypnotist

Gerald Letendre, RPh, MBA, CHt, purchased Kinnard’s Pharmacy January 2007. Pharmacist Letendre began his pharmacy career in Salem, New Hampshire in 1973 where he operated two successful pharmacies for over 44 years.

Gerry and his wife Elaine fell in love with Sarasota and relocated here in 2002. They have 4 children and five grandchildren.

Pharmacist Letendre has been actively involved in his profession serving as President of the New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy and Treasurer of the New Hampshire Pharmacist Association. He served as Treasurer of the Sarasota Society of Health-Care Pharmacists as well as preceptor for the University Of Florida College Of Pharmacy, LECOM School of Pharmacy. He is a member of Professional Compounding Centers of America, the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, and Florida Pharmacy Association. He is also a Certified Consulting Hypnotist, NLP Practitioner and Life Coach.

Alex Boswell

Alex Boswell Rph

Alex has worked in all fields of pharmacy i.e. Retail Stores, Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Compounding Pharmacies. She has also owned 3 pharmacies here in Sarasota with her husband, who was also a Pharmacist.

Alex has thoroughly enjoyed her work throughout her career and strives to help patients understand their medications and how to take them according to the directions. She never tires of listening to our customers, enabling her to serve them better.

Mandee MacDonald, CPhT

Mandee MacDonald, CPhT

Mandee is a certified pharmacy technician with 6 years of experience. Pharmacy is her passion and I love making my customers happy. She graduated from Manatee Technical Institute with high honors. Mandee is results-oriented, high energy individual with strong leadership skills. Compounding medications are a unique, special way to customize the needs of my patients. She enjoys working at SSP for the past 2 years. Mandee has two children who are her world.

Emily Q Shehadeh, CPhT

Emily Q Shehadeh, CPhT

Highly experienced in pharmaceuticals, Emily is a certified pharmacy technician with 8 years of experience in the pharmacy profession. She understands and can perform many skills in the pharmacy involving compounding of a variety of medications such as hormonal creams/capsules/lozenges/troches/lollipops/suspensions/solutions/and much more.

Emily also has a great knowledge of retail pharmacy including filling prescriptions, maintain inventory, solving third party rejections, and communicating with doctors and physicians on a daily basis.

Emily provides excellent customer service and makes sure every patient is happy, and has full knowledge of their medication.

Kay Wightman, CPhT

Kay Wightman, CPhT

Kay has 26 years of compounding experience. She is a registered pharmacy technician through the Florida Board of Pharmacy and a certified pharmacy technician through Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB). Kay has been named Pharmacy Technician of the Month two times by the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA). Born in Ohio and has lived in Venice for 47 years. Hobbies include, gardening and sewing. Interests include, spending time with family, camping, traveling, fishing, outdoor activities - especially in the North Carolina Mountains and baseball.

A prescription from a licensed practitioner is required for compounded medications.